SOMERTON UNITED REFORM CHURCH, SCHOOLROOMS, AND FRONT BOUNDARY RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1056651
Date first listed:
30-Sep-1985
Statutory Address:
SOMERTON UNITED REFORM CHURCH, SCHOOLROOMS, AND FRONT BOUNDARY RAILINGS, WEST STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
SOMERTON UNITED REFORM CHURCH, SCHOOLROOMS, AND FRONT BOUNDARY RAILINGS, WEST STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Somerton
National Grid Reference:
ST 48918 28496

Details

ST4828 SOMERTON CP WEST STREET (South side)

8/252 Somerton United Reform Church, Schoolrooms, and front boundary railings

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GV II

United Reform Church and Schoolrooms. 1807, enlarged 3 times in C19. Local lias stone cut and squared, Ham stone dressings; Bridgwater patent clay tiles behind coped gables. Mostly 2-storey on road frontage, 5 bay facade. Bay 1 is a flat roofed projection, bays 2 to 4 the gable end of the church, and bay 5 the gable end of the schoolroom. Bay 1 has plinth, cornice and shallow parapet; doubled trefoil arched windows both levels, with single matching windows on return; bays 2 4 have plinth, string course between floor; ogee 2-light flat headed windows having square labels with headstops, bays 2 and 4, cusped lancets above; bay 3 has a C13 style doorway with dog tooth moulding under label, and above a 3 light C14 style traceried window under pointed arched label; coping has flats and pinnacles to kneelers, and set into gable an oval plaque reading" 1807 CongregationalUTapG: bay 5 has a triple plain lancet over an 1875 foundation stone, with pointed relieving arch and a small rectangular gable vent above; to right a doorway under stone panel proclaiming "Lecture Hall'. Interior not seen. Attached to bay 1, 2 metres from rest of front elevation, cast iron boundary railings about 1.3 metres high on low stone wall, with cast spear points, and two sets of gates to match.

Listing NGR: ST4891828496

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
263060
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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